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On a separate note, at least some gun legislation made it though congress.

I'm beside myself. I'm in full support of a woman's right to choose. The repeal of Roe v. Wade is a huge gut punch.

tech companies be like "here are tools to monitor your child's private conversations, social media posts, bank accounts, diaries, browsing history, class attendance, GPS location, and deepest inner thoughts" with parents going "why child not trust me???? ?????"

Reading "A Quarter Century of UNIX".

your periodic reminder that in the early 1970s it was not uncommon for folks to have to share a single computer with other folks and that UNIX was a revelation because it allowed better-than-timesharing.

(Realizing that we have four UNIX machines in our house, not counting phones, Raspberry Pis, and the like).

your periodic reminder that I wrote a book about the struggles of being a programmer called The Mediocre Programmer, available here:

It's free to read in HTML, ePub, and PDF formats.

Hope you enjoy!

#TheMediocreProgrammer #programming

I reran the episode that I did with Guy Kawasaki on Entrepreneur's Engima . Here's the link:

#Tusky 19 beta 1 is out!
Among other features and a lot of fixes, it adds the highly requested support for push notifications via Unified Push.

If you don't know what Unified Push ist, here is a small explanation 👇

Suggested to a source forge that gets flack for being inaccessible/elitist that they simply use the plain text part in a multi-part email instead of rejecting it on their discussion list as some folks are limited in their ability to send text-only email.

Response: we consider that a bug in your email service provider.

Context: there’s a tool I use and want to contribute to but I can’t without jumping through arbitrary hoops. I’m emailing with the author directly now because it’s easier.


@feditips AAAOOOWW! ❤️ thank you so much for this! :cat_hug_triangle:​ I LOVE it!

@kerfuffle @feditips Many kinds :blobcatgiggle:​ Currently all listed services on Stuxhost ofc plus I can manage / setup servers for clients and maintain them. Build websites/shops etc! 💪

I'm not sure how I feel about Julian Assange.

On one hand he can be considers a journalist and a leaker. But how he went about leaking some of the docs and files he had was irresponsible. So like I said... I'm not sure if I'm okay with calling him by that moniker.

My superpower is knowing how to do things that I don’t know how to do.

easy-to-spot clues of a twitter grifter:
- they have strong opinions backed by vague, hand-wavy instructions
- they regularly contradict themselves in arguments that they've inserted themselves into or created (NB: they might have a schtick, but they lack internal consistency)

Happy Father's Day to all the dads and like-dads out there!

I'm finding that I like the for some stuff and Mastodon for other stuff. I think that's good!

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A podcast instance of Mastodon. All, appropriate topics allowed, but podcast topics happen a lot.